Small Things Like These by Claire Keegan

Small Things Like These

Claire Keegan

fiction historical literary emotional reflective sad medium-paced

112 pages | first published 2021

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An exquisite winter tale of courage, and its cost – set in Catholic Ireland.It is 1985, in an Irish town. During the weeks leading up to Christmas, Bill Furlong, a coal and timber merchant, faces into his busiest season. As he does the rounds, he ...
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Summary of 2235 reviews

Moods

reflective 78%
emotional 64%
sad 50%
hopeful 35%
dark 33%
inspiring 20%
challenging 19%
informative 10%
tense 8%
mysterious 7%
relaxing 2%
lighthearted 1%

Pace

medium 46%
fast 29%
slow 23%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 67% | A mix: 26% | Plot: 5%

Strong character development?

Yes: 64% | It's complicated: 18% | No: 14% | N/A: 2%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 69% | It's complicated: 20% | No: 6% | N/A: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 76% | Yes: 9% | It's complicated: 7% | N/A: 7%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 40% | Yes: 31% | It's complicated: 25% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

4.11

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